Whisky is a drink that is respected around the world not only for sophisticated manufacturing technology, but also for the unique, special taste. Lovers of good alcohol I prefer to drink whiskey neat, only with ice. However, cocktails with whiskey as their interesting taste and also a special softness and strength at the same time. Surprise your guests by offering them a new year’s eve not only the usual champagne, but also a variety of alcoholic neck.
Whiskey with lemon
The cocktails, composed of whiskey and citrus juice, pleasing a fresh, moderately strong taste. The classic version of shake, which is suitable for special occasions and meetings with friends.
Note! What kind of juice, except lemon, goes well with whiskey? There are many options: you can add Apple, pineapple, grape, cherry, orange juices.
So, begin to prepare the cocktail “Whiskey sours”. What you need:
- Single malt whiskey – 15 ml;
- Scotch whisky – 50 ml;
- Ginger syrup – 20 ml;
- Freshly squeezed lemon juice – 20 ml;
- Ice cubes;
- The lemon slice.
How to make a cocktail:
- Pour into the shaker the lemon juice and ginger syrup.
- Shake contents of shaker, then pour two kinds of spirits.
- Mix well the ingredients in a shaker.
- Chilled Martini glass fill with ice, pour the cocktail.
- Serve with a straw, and as the decoration will fit a slice of lemon.
Note! Pour contents of shaker into the glass using a professional strainer, which is used by bartenders. The strainer is designed to separate large particles that should not get into your drink. At home, pour the shake through a fine strainer.
Despite the increased popularity of combining coke with whiskey, fans of alcoholic drinks is still divided into two camps. The first claim that the taste of strong alcohol spoils from such a combination, but a lot of people like to dilute it with whisky coke.
How to make whiskey-based cocktail with Cola at home? You will need a minimum of ingredients:
- Whiskey any brand (Balantis, Jack Daniel’s, Bell’s or any other) – 50 ml;
- Cola – 50 ml;
- Ice cubes.
The cooking process is very simple: the alcohol mix with Cola and pour into a tall glass filled with ice cubes.
Those who wish to soften the strong tart taste of the alcohol, you can mix whiskey with Cola-Cola, Pepsi, sprite, swepson, soda and other soft drinks. These drinks are easy to drink, and instantly raise the mood, so they often order in the night clubs.
Note! It is worth remembering that alcohol in combination with carbon dioxide, which is composed of soda, immediately enters the bloodstream, which contributes to rapid intoxication and severe alcohol withdrawal syndrome the next day. Limit the number of shakes in order not to harm the body.
Cocktail with sprite will need:
- 50-60 ml of whiskey;
- 20 ml of juice of lemon or lime;
- 140 ml sprite;
- A slice of lemon/lime;
- Ice cubes.
- Chilled tall glass filled with ice.
- Pour in a container of lemon or lime juice and then add alcohol.
- Pour sprite until, until it fills the whole glass.
- Decorate the edge of the glass with a slice of citrus and serve the cocktail with a straw.
As a rule, combine or whiskey with Cola or Apple juice. In the US, whiskey with Apple juice is called “Apple Jack” in honor of the legendary alcohol Jack Daniel’s.
Cocktail with Apple juice prepared from such ingredients:
- Jack Daniel’s (or any other brand of alcohol) – 50 ml;
- Apple juice (fresh) – 150 ml;
- A slice of lemon/lime;
The drink is simple: in a large glass put ice cubes to the top, pour the alcohol and Apple juice. Serve with a straw and garnish the rim of the glass with citrus slice.
Note! In the lounge you can put a stick of cinnamon to give the drink a savory spicy notes.
Popular among the beautiful half of humanity shake “Blood and sand” surprised by a rich sweet flavor and a pleasant bitterness in the finish.
Ingredients for digestive:
- 100 ml whiskey.
- 50 ml fresh orange juice;
- 100 ml Martini;
- 100 ml cherry-brandy;
- Ice cubes.
Note! “Blood and sand” can be done not only with different types of martinis, but also with any vermouth.
In a cocktail shaker with ice and pour whiskey, vermouth, juice, brandy. All thoroughly, pour into a chilled cocktail glass. You can decorate the glass with shavings of orange peel.
Another interesting recipe of “Russian whisky”, which connects two spirits: whiskey and vodka, and add Martini. In a shaker with ice, mix 20 ml of whiskey and a Martini, add a teaspoon of vodka, whisk again. The cocktail is served in a wide glass with ice cubes.
In cervical rum is usually added liqueur for sweetness and spicy notes on the palate.
Ingredients for cocktail with rum:
- Whiskey and rum – 20 ml;
- Cherry liqueur – 20 ml;
- Drambuie liqueur – 20 ml;
- Ice cubes.
Note! Scottish liqueur “Drambuie” is based on aged whiskey with the addition of spicy aromatic herbs. In addition, the composition includes mountain honey.
Whiskey, rum, two kinds of liqueur pour into shaker with ice, stir. Pour into a tall chilled glass, serve with straw.
Unusual drink “Sea captain” was invented by the bartender who made cocktails at the bar of Seattle. Usually his clients were sailors who prefer strong and delicious neck. Harry porter somehow mixed absinthe, champagne, whisky, and the result is an amazing drink. You can also try to “Sea captain” from the following ingredients:
- 70 ml of whiskey;
- 10 drops of absinthe;
- 10 drops of Angostura — bitters of the herbs;
- 10 ml of dry champagne;
- 1 piece of refined sugar;
- The soda water.
- In a glass put lump of sugar, pour on it a little Angostura and soda water.
- All carefully mash to a thick syrup.
- Swipe the syrup on the walls of the glass.
- Put into a glass a few ice cubes.
- Pour whiskey first, then the champagne, and at the end add 10 drops of absinthe.
Shake tonic is one of the simplest options that can be prepared at home by anyone. The combination of strong alcohol with tonic love, because the bitter taste of whiskey is practically not felt.
What is the drink:
- Tonic – 80 ml;
- Whiskey – 40 ml;
- Whipped cream – 30 ml;
- Half a teaspoon of cocoa powder.
The cooking process:
- In a shaker mix whiskey with tonic, pour into a glass with a wide neck.
- Whip the cream with the cocoa powder, put the mass on a whiskey tonic.
You can do without the chocolate cream layer, but with cocoa and cream drink will become an unusual taste in combination with alcoholic bitterness.
With Baileys liqueur
Baileys – known liqueur with a delicate creamy taste. Baileys can be used both in pure form and in alcoholic cocktails. At home you can make your own shake with Baileys liqueur and whiskey. Amazing creamy flavor softens the bitterness of the whiskey, so the drink is popular in the first place, beautiful ladies.
The ingredients for the drink:
- 50 ml Baileys liqueur;
- 50 ml whiskey;
- Carambola for decoration.
A cocktail glass fill with ice to the top. Pour whiskey, Baileys, mix gently with bar spoon. Garnish with a slice of carambola and serve with a cocktail straw.
Gorgeous cocktail “Autumn delight” can be used not only cold in the fall, he will perfectly fit into the Christmas and new year menu.
- Whiskey – 50 ml;
- Apple cider – 150 ml;
- Cinnamon stick;
- Ground cinnamon;
- Powdered sugar;
- A slice of Apple;
Cooking “Autumn delight”:
- In a shaker combine spirits, cider and ice.
- Put in a glass a few ice cubes and a cinnamon stick.
- Pour the contents of the shaker.
- Apple slice, roll in powdered sugar and cinnamon, decorate the edge of the glass.
Mix whiskey with beer is somewhat similar to the classic Russian ruff (vodka with beer). Famous Irish cocktail “Irish car bomb” is made from whiskey, beer and cream liqueur. The result is a drink that is lined with layers.
Take a standard shot glass, pour up to half of strong alcohol, and top edge – a cream liqueur. Then pour in the beer glass of beer to fill it to half. A sharp drop the shot glass with the liqueur and whiskey in a glass and immediately drink the contents in one gulp.
Sambuca itself is considered racy by alcohol, and in combination with other components reveals the special flavor notes. Sambuca is often found in many of the shakes, she works well with other types of alcohol. Try to cook the famous house cocktail “666” from Sambuca, tequila and whiskey.
Ingredients for “666”:
- Sambuca – 15 ml;
- Jack Daniel’s – 15 ml;
- Tequila – 15 ml.
Sambuca, whiskey and tequila, pour into a glass and drink in one gulp, not stirring.
Cocktail “Whiskey sour” is one of the most popular drinks in American bars. In each school bartenders prepare classic option, and also offer their own variations of the famous cocktail. Try to prepare an alcoholic shake with egg.
- Bourbon – 45 ml;
- ½ Lemon;
- 1 chicken egg;
- Sugar syrup – 15 ml;
- Cocktail cherry;
- Orange slice;
How to make a “Whiskey sour”:
- Separate the white from the yolk. Protein whisk in a white stable foam. A classic recipe used 1 teaspoon of whipped egg whites.
- From half of a lemon squeeze the juice.
- In a shaker place ice cubes, pour the Bourbon, sugar syrup, put the whipped protein.
- Add the lemon juice. Gently shake all of the components.
- Pour the resulting drink into a glass with ice, garnish with cocktail cherry and a slice of orange.
First the milk with strong alcohol was a good idea to put in the United States. Nowadays a large number of dairy alcoholic cocktails for every taste. Try to make in the usual home drink with whiskey, sugar syrup and milk.
What you will need:
- 40 ml whiskey;
- 10 ml sugar syrup;
- 50 ml of milk;
- A few ice cubes.
- First you need to boil the syrup of sugar. Pour into the container 100 ml of water, add 100 grams of granulated sugar, place on low heat. Heat until the mixture thickens.
- Remove syrup from heat, cool, pour into a glass dish. The syrup can be stored in the refrigerator and used to prepare various drinks.
- In a shaker put ice cubes, pour the whisky, milk, add the sugar syrup.
- Whisk and then pour into a glass.
- Top cocktail you can sprinkle nutmeg or grated chocolate.
Prepare on the basis of spirits unusual coffee which can be enjoyed in the end of the gala dinner.
To prepare Irish coffee you will need:
- a small Turk
- ground coffee,
- whipped cream,
- cane sugar.
It is better to whip the cream yourself, but if not the time, you can use ready-made cream from a container.
- In a glass add 1 teaspoon of sugar, pour boiling water (20 ml), mix well.
- Make some strong coffee in the usual way.
- Ready a hot drink pour into glass high glass.
- Add sugar syrup and alcohol.
- In conclusion, carefully put the whipped cream so that they are not mixed with the coffee and remained on the surface.
With ice cream
Not everyone knows that milk shakes can also contain alcohol. We offer to your attention a gentle and airy milkshake “Cream whiskey”. Most often, dairy alcoholic cervical order women, so if you want to surprise the beautiful ladies in the night, invite them to try “Butter Scotch” and rest assured, will not remain indifferent!
What is a milkshake with whiskey:
- Vanilla ice cream – 150 grams;
- Whiskey – 50 ml;
- Dark chocolate – 10 grams;
- Heavy cream (minimum 33%) – 15 ml;
- The crushed ice.
Cooking “Creamy whiskey”: using a blender or mixer, whip the ice cream, whiskey, cream. Add grated on a fine grater dark chocolate, mix well. Pour the drink into a chilled tall glass with ice, garnish with decorative sweet with a stick, serve with a straw.
Cocktails, in which the whiskey is combined with other ingredients, you can prepare yourself at home. Arrange for the new year a real club night, offering guests a variety of the neck, under the cheerful music. Guests will appreciate tasting notes and unusual service.